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Assistant Professor Bacteriology/Microbiology

Madison, WI

The Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ( invites applications for a tenure-track Academic (9-month) faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The department is seeking candidates whose research is at the forefront of any area of microbiology with an emphasis broadly on molecular mechanism in any domain of life. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded, independent program and to participate in the teaching mission of the Department. University and/or community service is also required as appropriate. Applicants should have a PhD in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, cell and molecular biology, or a related field, as well as at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience. A strong research background as well as experience in mentoring and teaching is expected. Full job listing can be found here:

The University of Wisconsin and the Department of Bacteriology provide an excellent environment for the devel- opment of an outstanding research program. Madison is a diverse and welcoming city with excellent educational opportunities at every level. Madison o ers wonderful recreational opportunities with easy access to arts and entertainment, situated minutes from beautiful rural landscapes and large, bustling cities. For more information, please visit

Application Procedure:
Applications must be submitted through our online UW Job Application system found in the above link. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. Applications must be received by November 15, 2018 to ensure full consideration.

Applications should be uploaded to the UW Job Application system for Position Vacancy Listing 96005 as a single pdf that includes:

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae documenting research and teaching experience
3. Statement of current and planned research
4. Statement of teaching interests
5. Names and contact information of three individuals who will serve as reference

Additionally, please instruct letter writers to send their letters of reference with your name in the header to These letters of reference must also be received by November 15, 2018.